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Tuna Broccoli Casserole

No recipe image available.Herbs add a flavorful twist to a traditional tuna casserole.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups wide egg noodles
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon chicken base or bouillon granules
1 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried basil
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3 cup butter or margarine
2 1/2 cups milk
2 (6-ounce) cans tuna, packed in water, drained
1 (10-ounce) package frozen broccoli, partially thawed
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain, set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
  3. Combine flour, chicken base or bouillon, onion salt, thyme, basil and pepper in small bowl; set aside.
  4. Melt butter in sauce pan; add milk. Whisk in flour mixture and cook over medium high until thickened.
  5. Combine cooked noodles, tuna and broccoli in 3 quart casserole dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray; pour sauce over noodle mixture and toss to mix. Sprinkle with Monterey jack cheese. Cover with foil.
  6. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated.

Makes 4 servings.